Good Pop Songs for Movement with Teens

2022-05-16T18:02:00+00:00May 16th, 2022|

Over the past few weeks, I've shared some posts that've hopefully boosted your creativity if you work with school-age clients or teens. In this post, I showed how to therapeutically use songs that don't appear (at first) to have therapeutic value. And here, I shared how I keep things age appropriate (and cool!) when working [...]

How To Therapeutically Use Songs That Don’t Seem To Have Therapeutic Value

2022-05-11T17:53:03+00:00May 6th, 2022|

In music therapy, the music is what we use to captivate and engage our clients so they can work on attention goals, social goals, communication goals, or whatever the goal areas might be. But as music therapists, we have to find and use the music that our clients actually like. That music might be Drake, [...]

Earth Day Music Therapy Session Ideas

2022-04-22T00:44:25+00:00April 22nd, 2022|

In preparation for Earth Day, my girls and I have been jamming to “The 3 Rs” by Jack Johnson ALL week. (My little one asked me to put it on repeat!) So today I wanted to share how I’ve been celebrating Earth Day in the music therapy sessions I've facilitated this week: We started off [...]

All E-Books 50% Off!

2022-04-07T14:31:33+00:00April 7th, 2022|

"It's the most wonderful time of the year!" 50% off ALL E-Books, now through April 8th. If you need creative inspiration or new ideas (especially for tweens and teens), I encourage you to take advantage of this sale. Some E-Books, like the Pop Song Mini Pack, are just $6! Check out: Tuneful Teens 1 and Tuneful Teens [...]

A Music Therapist Wearing Many Hats

2022-03-24T14:32:01+00:00March 24th, 2022|

Did I ever mention here that I almost became a K-8 music teacher? My first year at University of Miami I was a music ed major and thought for sure that was the direction I was heading. That is, until I learned about music therapy. My work study job was right next to the Music [...]

Song Share for School-Age Clients: “Let’s Stay In The Green Zone”

2022-02-24T15:58:02+00:00February 24th, 2022|

Recently, I moved from Miami up north and started working virtually at a school in Maryland. I provide group, individual, and consult music therapy services for their middle and high school students with autism and related disabilities (which I absolutely love doing). During the consult for one student who has music therapy on their IEP, the [...]

The Attention & Perception E-Course is OPEN For Enrollment

2022-01-24T18:10:47+00:00January 24th, 2022|

I couldn't be more excited to share with you that The Attention & Perception E-Course is OPEN for enrollment (and available at a discounted rate), this week only, January 24 - 28th. Attention and perception are fundamental abilities that underlie all the other skills we work on with our clients and students. Our clients can’t [...]

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